Past Week at

  • RIP, Jack J. Hayes (b. 1919), longtime screen composer (Virginian), orchestrator (Incredibles), conductor (Taxi Driver) #
  • Completed The Gate, currently playing OASIS, looking forward to T'Rain. #
  • Heard from @banabila after writing about his vocal cut-up work. Added some information about his process to the post: #
  • Assuming it's a coincidence there's an Another Earth ad on the @nytimes page with a Budd Hopkins obituary. #
  • Alphas may be the most sound-oriented TV drama this side of Fringe. #
  • Wondering when all the moralizing pundits who blast rap- and rave-associated violence will start slamming professional sports. #
  • Parsing 2000-plus emails accumulated during my two-week break. Fighting impulse for another PR-corrective tweet. #
  • Excited to read Chihei Hatakeyama performs in Brisbane tonight. Then learned it was the one in Australia, not California. #sadmarc #
  • Back in the CSU Sonoma library, whose third floor is splendidly labeled a "Text Only Zone." (Referring to phones, not books.) #
  • Main reason I traded up from a TRS-80 to the "classic" Mac was because the latter was "portable." Man, remember that backpack? #lol #sadmac #
  • First thing I did on my first Mac (1984) was try to reproduce Tom Phillips' inside-jacket art from King Crimson's Starless and Bible Black. #
  • Thinking about my first Mac (the "classic"), which I bought freshman year of college when my TRS-80 had run its course. #
  • Hate the genre, not the band. #
  • Man, bassist Cliff Burton died a quarter century ago this coming September 27. #metallica #
  • Great to have taken a two-week Twitter/Disquiet break. And great to be back. Brain and ears cleansed. #
  • Sparkplug publisher Dylan Williams faces cancer. Support him by supporting Sparkplug. I recommend Shiga's Bookhunter: #
  • Madama Butabara #baconoperas #
  • Satyagraham #baconoperas #
  • Third week in a row I've missed the Tuesday noon siren in San Francisco. First two in NY, now in Sonoma. #
  • Back home in San Francisco after two weeks, welcomed by fog horns. #

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